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Baked cumin chicken in red casserole dish.
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Baked Cumin Chicken

Baked Cumin Chicken is tender, juicy and incredibly simple to make! Perfect for topping salads or eating with a side of veggies. An easy, healthy dish with a little southwest flare! 
Course: Main Course
Keyword: baked cumin chicken, easy baked chicken breast
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6
Author: Heather

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds chicken breast, boneless and skinless
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F and add the olive oil to a 9x13 baking dish.
  • In a small bowl, combine the cumin, salt, and pepper. Set aside.
  • Pound or slice the chicken in half to make the chicken even and less than an inch thick.
  • Place the chicken in the dish with the olive oil, and turn chicken to coat both sides.
  • Sprinkle both sides of the chicken evenly with the seasoning mix.
  • Bake, uncovered, for 25-30 minutes and until internal temp reaches 160°F.
  • Cover with foil and let chicken rest 5-10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition

Sodium: 564mg | Calcium: 15mg | Vitamin C: 2mg | Vitamin A: 55IU | Sugar: 1g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 574mg | Cholesterol: 97mg | Calories: 217kcal | Trans Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Fat: 9g | Protein: 32g | Carbohydrates: 1g | Iron: 1mg
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